Tourist guide to Eger

Tourist guide to Eger

Eger is located in the northern part of Hungary, in the West of the Matra Mountains. It has an important administrative role, it is the seat of Heves, one of the 23 counties of Hungary. The name of the city comes from "égerfa", meaning alder, the symbol of this city. Eger is inhabited since the Stone Age, but the city that we see today was formed in the tenth century by Saint Stephen, the first Christian king of Hungary. The city is popular for its highly regarded local wines, for therma... [ read more ]

The famous Castle of Eger

The famous Castle of Eger

Eger is one of the most popular tourist destinations in Hungary. The northeastern Hungarian town is rich in historic sites, but is also famous because its thermal waters and tasty wines. The very first Hungarian king, Saint Stephen founded a bishopric here between 1001-1009, then in 1248 it was built a stone castle to protect it. In the place of the destroyed Romanesque church it was built a Gothic, than a late Gothic style cathedral on the castle hill. The episcopal seat built in the Cas... [ read more ]

Top Eger attractions you must visit

Top Eger attractions you must visit

You might have already heard about the city of Eger in the North-Western part of Hungary that is famous for its trademark wine, the dry red Egri Bikvér (Bull's Blood of Eger) and Turkish historical heritage. Apart from these, the city offers lots of things to see and do, it is one of the richest cities of Hungary in term of memorials and monuments. Today's article is about such an amazing city, or rather the top 5 attractions of the city - a list very hard to put together as there are so... [ read more ]

Top 5 most beautiful cities in Hungary

Top 5 most beautiful cities in Hungary

So you've decided to visit Hungary, but where to go first? There are so many beautiful places in the country, that it is difficult to choose. Hungarian cities are famous for their historic architecture (most of the time a reminder of the Austro-Hungarian Empire), and various attractions. So to make it easier for you, we've compiled a list of the top 5 most beautiful cities in Hungary. Budapest The country's capital cannot be missing from any list of the top 5 most beautiful cities in Hungary. ... [ read more ]